Congratulations to Dr. Joanna Burger for being awarded the Distinguished Career Award at the recent PROTEMASS Society meetings in Caparica, Portugal. This meeting in particular was on Pollutant Toxic Ions and Molecules (PTIM). Dr. Burger presented on Temporal Trends in Heavy Metals in US Atlantic Coast Estuaries: A Food Chain Approach and Emerging Issues and has been honored with the Distinguished Career Award for her notable contributions.